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Parks Naturalist Journal Entries

Here are Parks Naturalist Journal entries. To learn more about the program, from our top menu hover over “Volunteer” and click on “Stewardship Programs”

Melissa Ribner

Date of volunteer work: 01/21/2019. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 1.75. Field notes: There were lots of ducks in the Crystal Springs Creek. I didn’t spot any in Johnson Creek. It was interesting to note that Johnson Creek was significantly ‘muddier’ than Crystal Springs. I could see the bottom of Crystal Springs- not […]

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Melissa Ribner

Date of volunteer work: 01/21/2019. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 1.75. Field notes: There were lots of ducks in the Crystal Springs Creek. I didn’t spot any in Johnson Creek. It was interesting to note that Johnson Creek was significantly ‘muddier’ than Crystal Springs. I could see the bottom of Crystal Springs- not […]

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Hanna Heddy

Date of volunteer work: 01/01/2019. Site Name: Powell Butte. Number of hours worked: 2. Field notes: We started at the Ellis Street entrance. We took the Doug Fir Trail to the top of Powell Butte, then used Summit Lane and South Trail to get back to our starting point. There were LOTS of people using […]

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Carole Miles

Date of volunteer work: 12/31/2018. Site Name: Powell Butte Nature Park. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Field notes: Entered the park from the east side – Wildwood trail and explored most of the east side. All was fairly quiet, as expected this time of year. I saw two hawks (not sure what kind), two Kestrels […]

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Sue

Date of volunteer work: 12/20/2018. Site Name: Tideman/Johnson. Number of hours worked: 1.0. Field notes: This is another area that is being negatively impacted by homelessness and it continues to spread to the west along the Springwater. There was a lot of debris in the creek trapped by the large log. The broken sections of […]

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